Shortage of DVD components said to be emerging

Posted by DigiTimes

With sales of game consoles booming, especially for the Wii and Xbox 360, there has been growing demand for components of built-in DVD-ROM drives, and this has led to tight supply of such components, especially during the third quarter peak season for DVD burners/drives, according to industry sources in Taiwan.Matsushita Electric Industrial, Sanyo Electric and Sankyo Seiki are the world's major suppliers of DVD pick-up heads (PUHs), the most important related components, the sources indicated.

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